The Geoff Keighley train steamed in to host Gamescom 2020’s Opening Night Live yesterday, bringing with it 38 new trailers, a whole host of game premieres and more than a reminders of what was coming up next – Yes, Geoff… we definitely knew that Fall Guys: Season 2 was going to be revealed.
It was a lot to keep track of, and I’m sure that, even if you tuned in, there will have been some times where you mentally tuned out or glossed over an announcement. So here’s a catch up of all the big announcements and reveals from Gamescom 2020 Opening Night Live.
- Dirt 5’s Playgrounds arena creator mode revealed in new trailer
- Jurassic World Evolution: Complete Edition is coming to Nintendo Switch this November
- Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War early campaign cutscene revealed
- Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part One campaign DLC is coming out in October
- Unknown 9 is a paranormal adventure coming to PC and next-gen consoles
- WWE 2K Battlegrounds has a new “Clash of the Eras” trailer
- Here’s a very aspirational Dragon Age 4 behind the scenes from BioWare – It has a next-gen Solas head in it
- Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time new Flashback Tapes levels revealed at Gamescom
- Little Nightmares II has a new trailer
- Mega mech battling returns in Override 2: Super Mech League
- Physics-based co-op platformer Struggling is out now for Switch and PC
- Star Wars Squadrons single player gameplay revealed
- LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga delayed to 2021 – check out the new gameplay trailer
- The Sims 4 Star Wars: Journey to Batuu goes to Disneyland in September
- Frontier Developments to publish Lemnis Gate, a time-loop multiplayer FPS coming in early 2021
- Necromunda: Underhive Wars gameplay and factions revealed
- Fall Guys Season 2 goes medieval in October – watch the trailer here!
- Get a fresh look at Mafia: Definitive Edition in the gorgeous new story trailer
- Respawn’s VR Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond story trailer debuts at Gamescom – coming out later this year
- Destiny 2: Beyond Light trailer reveals the powers of Stasis Subclasses
- The Turrican Anthology collection announced for Switch and PlayStation 4
- Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a PS5 “launch window” title – see the extended gameplay video here
There was also plenty of stuff that we simply couldn’t write up at the time, that we’re going to highlight in this round-up:
James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley, and Willem Dafoe join the cast for Twelve Minutes.
Teen-Wolf is coming to Mortal Kombat 11.
— Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath (@MortalKombat) August 27, 2020
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is coming out on 27th October.
And here’s a narrative animated comic.
Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead is the strangest cross-over game we’ve seen in ages. It’s coming to PlayStation 5 Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, iOS, and Android later this year.
Teardown is a heist game where you can destroy anything and everything.
Strategy game Warhammer: Age of Sigmar PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch in 2021.
Sam & Max enter a new dimension with Sam & Max: This Time It’s Virtual, a VR caper coming in 2021.
Age of Empires III Definitive Edition announced, and it’s coming out on 15th October.